Proposal Tools

Budget Development

Budget Categories (PDF Presentation)

This document includes descriptions, tools, and links associated with Salaries and Wages, Fringe Benefits, Equipment, Travel, Participant Support Costs, Sub-Awards, Other Direct Costs, Facilities and Administrative Costs (Indirect Costs), and Other Budget Considerations.

Post Doc Salaries -- NIH post-doc salary caps are adapted by USF and can be found here as well.

Fringe Rates

CAS Budget Template/Worksheet

  • The USFRI Excel Budget Template/Worksheet can help you to compute your budget. 
  • For specific information related to fringe benefit rates, tuition rates, and per diem rates (and other institutional data), please see the pdf fact sheets located under Proposal Development at FacultyOne-Stop.


See budget samples and budget justification samples completed for various funding agencies: